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Postpartum Doula Training

  • Desert Birth & Wellness 61325 29 Palms Hwy Unit E Joshua Tree, CA 92252 (map)

Interested in becoming a postpartum doula? This two day workshop will prepare you to start your new career as a postpartum doula. Tuesday October 9th and Wednesday October 10th from 8am-6pm. Materials and snacks are provided. The cost of this workshop is $250 for both days. Please bring a lunch or money to purchase at one of our near by restaurants (several within walking distance). Please reach out if you need help finding lodging.

Learn how to:

-Support a family during the postpartum period

-Listening skills

-Newborn Care

-Breastfeeding Assistance

-Instilling healthy sleep habits

-Up to date AAP recommendations

-Postpartum mood disorders

-Community Resources

-Supporting after a loss

-Meal preparation

-Safety and boundaries as a postpartum doula

While this training does not guarantee employment with Desert Birth & Wellness, Coachella Valley Doulas or San Bernardino & Riverside County Family Doulas, it does meet the minimum qualifications to start a mentorship with them if both parties believe it’s a good fit. After successful completion of the mentorship program the new doula may decide to become an independent contractor with one or more of the above companies.